People do not want to live with bed bugs, but they are also sometimes hesitant to contact a Longview bed bug control company. This is usually because they fear they will have to remain out of the home for a significant period of time, or because they think pest control is simply too expensive. However, bed bugs pose a serious threat to your health.
While they do not transmit disease, the thought of bugs coming out at night to feed off you is enough to make anyone lose sleep. After some time, that lack of sleep can lead to diabetes, stroke, and even heart problems. If you have bed bugs, now is the time to do something about them by contacting a Longview bed bug control company.
Inspecting for Bed Bugs
Unlike other pest infestations, it is typically fairly easy to determine that you have a bed bug problem. The first sign is usually the red, itchy bumps a person wakes up with when they have bed bugs, and after being bitten by them. However, it is sometimes more difficult to determine where bed bugs are in the home. Contrary to their name, bed bugs live in more than just beds. They will take up residence in other furniture, and even clothing. Bed bugs can move from place to place in a home, which can make it challenging to pinpoint their exact location.
A Longview bed bug control company will be able to identify all the areas of the home affected by bed bugs. Aside from furniture, bed bugs like to stay in certain areas, such as in the joints of doors, electrical outlets, and even in loose wallpaper. A professional bed bug control company will know where to locate the bugs, so they can eliminate them completely.